The Most Precious Gift
When I was younger, I would hear my mother talking to her mother for countless
hours on the phone. My attentive ears would wonder what they could possibly talk about
for that long; as, I hid from being caught eavesdropping. As I have become older I still
wonder but recently I came to the conclusion that it doesn’t matter. I know I will also
have my mother to talk to and that is why talking for countless hours seems
like minutes. I believe Mothers are truly a daughter’s greatest gift.
Almost a month ago my Grandmother passed away. As I was grieving I realized
that my mother was in a really tough position also. I would secretly watch my mother
grab the phone and dial my grandmother’s phone number desperately to speak to her; but, quickly hang up realizing there would be no one on the other end to answer.
A mother- daughter relationship is one that is most prized. It is a gift of friendship
that is treasured forever. I usually find comfort in talking to my mother. We are close
now and seek comfort in each other. I haven’t always felt this way and desperately
wished my relationship with my mother measured up with the one she had with my
Friendship is a great thing that is irreplaceable, precious and valuable. A mother’s friendship is dear and it is something that I am fond of. I know my mother will always be there for me regardless and for that I am appreciative.
A Chinese Proverb says, “One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade.” I look up to my mother and want to be just like her when I get older. I also know
that the shade my mother provides will always be there for me regardless of what
adventures life shall take me through.
I enjoy spending time with my mother, whether it is chatting or taking a walk. We
often disagree about things such as what the new fashion is or major issues. Despite the
conflict that we may have I know that she will always be there for me and therefore, she
is my greatest gift. I am lucky to have a mother like her that I can talk to and trust.
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